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MSNBC
Feb 22, 2013 10:00am PST
, britain's ambassador to the united states am. >> plus, monday join us live from london. we'll take the show on the road with secretary kerry. that's monday at 1:00 eastern only on andrea mitchell reports. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] what's the point of an epa estimated 42 miles per gallon if the miles aren't interesting? the lexus ct hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. [ angry gibberish ] [ justin ] mulligan sir. mulligan. take a mulligan. i took something for my sinuses, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] truth is, a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ angry gibberish ] [ fake coughs ] sorry that was my fault sir. [ male announcer ] alka seltzer plus severe sinus. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is! [ male announcer ] try alka seltzer plus severe sinus day and night for complete relief from your worst sinus symptoms. riding the dog like it's a small horse is frowned upon in this establishment! luckily tho
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
secretary. she's with us from our london bureau tonight. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. secretary kerry's maiden voyage almost went off course because of a problem no one has been able to solve. syria. from breakfast, at number 10 with the prime minister. >> quite a long tour. >> well, it's the beginning. thank you. thank you for being the first leg of it. >> a traditional breakfast. to set you on your way. >> reporter: to dinner in berlin. the new secretary of state's first day on the road was dominated by a war thousands of miles away. sunday, syrian rebels shot down a government helicopter. but the assad regime still outguns the rebels. raining scuds on to civilians in aleppo on friday. with russia arming assad, rebel leaders threatened to boycott a team meeting with kerry later this week to protest the u.s. and europe's refusal to arm them. >> at this stage, isn't it time to revisit that policy? >> with a new secretary of state at a beginning moment of the second term of president obama, when he himself has expressed concerns about it, this moment is ripe for
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 11:35pm EST
after the brit awards in london. you see her in the crowd. i love it. >> suit and tie. >> it was sexy. >> for a white girl, she's got booty and some moves. >> i don't know if this is a booty and some moves. >> i don't know if this is a great move.
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am EST
say this 500-year-old skeleton found under a parking lot 90 miles northwest of london is indeed the remains of lost british king richard iii. later this morning we'll get the best guess from forensic scientists as to what king richard 30s would have looked like. the details are amazing, folks. they'll show off a full reconstruction of his head based on the bone structure of his skull. a live report from london. it's coming up in our next hour of "early start." >>> the party is still on in baltimore. the city will honor the super bowl champion ravens today with a victory parade. the team returned home to baltimore yesterday after beating the 49ers in super bowl xlvii, the second super bowl win for the ravens franchise. festivities begin at city hall this morning, ending with a free celebration at the ravens home base. >>> you can see beyonce was electrifying at the super bowl, right? you cannot say she killed the lights. we go live to new orleans next for what could have caused the blackout if it wasn't the halftime show. >>> the american city with the worst traffic gridlock. can you
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 10:00am PST
mitchell reports." we are live in london as secretary of state john kerry kicks off his first overseas trip, but his debut on the world stage is already facing a challenge over how to deal with syria. as rebel leaders threaten to boycott a key meeting this week in rome. >> mr. secretary, why should the syrian opposition leaders want to meet in rome or at other international meetings given the fact that they have not gotten the help they've sought? >> they should come and meet because, in fact, countries have been helping them and because we are precisely meeting to determine how to help president assad change the calculation on the ground. >> and with only four days before automatic budget cuts, the sequester, the new secretary of state tries to reassure u.s. embassy employees. >> i will do everything in my power to go to capitol hill and persuade my colleagues of the vitality, criticality of everything we're doing here. >> in washington president obama is increasing the pressure speaking just now to the nation's governors. >> here's the thing. these cuts do not have to happen. congress can
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm EST
have two -- i defeated in my attempt to get a response from southwest london nhs on behalf of my constituents, who has hypertension, chronic lung disease and heart disease. they will not respond to my correspondents as to whether they will agree to look at allowing the professor, the world-famous cardiologist in his prescription for his treatment. i can get no response am a constituent made i should do not get a physician? >> i'm very happy to take up the case the honorable lady quite rightly raises in the house because she gives me the details i will see what i can do to get a better answer from health authorities. >> thank you, mr. speaker. each year many dozens of my constituents have to sell the house in order to pay for social care. this is random and unfair. with the prime minister agree with you that the proposal announced last week will litigate this issue? >> i think my friend makes an important point, as he said it is completely random who can end up suffering from dementia and then suddenly find hat because they could be spending five, 10 or even more years in a care h
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am EST
have two -- i am defeated in my attempt to get a response from southwest london nhs on behalf of my constituents, who has hypertension, chronic lung disease and heart disease. they will not respond to my correspondents as to whether they will agree to look at allowing the professor, the world-famous cardiologist in his prescription for his treatment. i can get no response am a constituent made i should do not get a physician? >> i'm very happy to take up the case the honorable lady quite rightly raises in the house because she gives me the details i will see what i can do to get a better answer from health authorities. >> thank you, mr. speaker. each year many dozens of my constituents have to sell the house in order to pay for social care. this is random and unfair. with the prime minister agree with you that the proposal announced last week will litigate this issue? >> i think my friend makes an important point, as he said it is completely random who can end up suffering from dementia and then suddenly find that because they could be spending five, 10 or even more years in a care
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 6:30pm EST
today is that richard has been found. and who better to tell the tale than the bard of our london bureau-- mark phillips. >> reporter: there was a time, archaeologists have discovered, when being king of england was a dead-end job. it certainly was for richard iii whose battle battered bones have been found stuffed into a grave definitely not fit for a king. a grave that was lost for 500 years and discovered under what is now a parking lot. the skeleton's curved spine matched the historic tale of the hunchback king. the fearsome wounds matched the story of a king killed in battle. but it took modern science to find an ancient king. d.n.a. analysis comparing the genetic code in the bones with that of michael ibsen, a descendent discovered 16 generations later. >> the phone rings and someone says "i'm a historian, you're related to richard iii, congratulations"? >> more or less. i think he probably started the conversation by saying "i'm not a lunatic." >> now is the winter of our a lunatic." >> now is the winter of our discontent. >> reporter: not now, most of what the world has kn
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 5:30am EST
ast.his firrs ptop is in london wwere heell meet ith british offiiials... &pbeeore making stops in germany, france, italy and -3 turkey.he's also visit several ccties in the middle east beffre returning home march &ppth. -3 3 3 baltimorr is one of 35 -- cities invited to host the olympicc... but will tte ciiy accept? accept? 10 years washington to pprsue the 2012 olympic gamms... but aater spending 10-million doolars on its bid... londonnwws awarded week... the uus olymppc &committee invittd baltimore and 34-other uu- cities tt bii mmyor says she's excited about & the possibilitiess.. but haa 3 baltimore should go or the goldd 3 (8:47:17) "i'm excited and we're inviied to bid its way too early to say whatt we're going toodo." do." 3 tte uus olympic committee has 2-and-a-haaf years before it 3 submit bid. - 3 our producees just told us that the namm we dree was not a valid entryy...so we're & drwaiig another name!!-&pname!it's our freebrrary contest. & conttst.óóóóóó you have 30 3 minutes to call us at the screen.if you don't call ii.. your prize rolls over into the &pnext hou
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 11:15pm EST
and look london fletcher in the eyes and know that i'm about to complete a pass on him. >> robert, before you met -- >> don't tell him i said that. >> i don't know if you guys saw the wave, i waved to you guys. just letting you guys know i'm okay. >> you never go somewhere expecting people to chant your name. at least, i never have. i don't know about you guys. >> i don't know if any of you guys have ever been to the doctor, but -- like i said, i'm good for one every time. >> good comedic timing. many times athletes are understandably guarded, but here's a guy who doesn't mind showing that side. apparently he doesn't mind having his rehab training turning into an impromptu sweet 16 birth did i party. while working out in the pool last week a group of 16-year- old girls spotted him, check this out. one of the girls jumped in the pool with him. she told him she loved him, of course, griffin thought it was pretty funny and was nice enough to take this photo. not a bad birthday gift. coming up, another doozey of off the wall. how did dave martin and wisdom martin fair in their super b
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> and also we've seen -- what was it, the bruin london pack is deepening. so in some ways, it seems as though it's deepening. just a bit of news here following the discussion we had with stephane just a few minutes ago. the french finance ministry is now saying the state is not -- it's taking a stake in peugeot. it's not on the agenda. peugeot shares are down about 2% currently on the cac 40. it says an asset write-down doesn't mean it needs a capital boost, that the write-down doesn't affect its solvability or liquidity and that the probabilities pursue a recovery plan. all of this coming out of the french government is ironic in the first place. now you can see shares falling almost 275%, ross. clearly there is some hope that there would be a benefit here or help from the government without necessarily nationalizing, but they say their priority is to strengthen the gm alliance. we'll keep an eye on gm shares and see if they want to move it along. >> so no stake at the moment, according to french government. meanwhile, the world's fastest main, usain bolt could be ready to end his uk
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 2:00pm EST
south africa before the london games, i was at that house where this horrible incident happened. it's a gated community. it's a beautiful home, oscar did keep guns there, and they were in his bedroom. i didn't see the guns, but i know he had them there, and he sleeps without legs, he sleeps without his prosthetics. there is a high crime rate as that last gentleman was talking about. it's a big fear in that country, but tamron, that this guy could be capable of such a thing is un -- it's unbelievable to me because, i mean oscar seemed for a 26-year-old to pulled together, so aware of his personal power. so cog ani personal power. so cog anzant that he was representing a whole group of people. the guy that i got to know in south africa, is so different from this god awful tragedy. it's a little bit hard for me still to comprehend it. >> absolutely, i feel the same way, i woke up and saw the news and just thinking about london and the energy around him, in "time" magazine, one of the world's 100 most influential people. and that's not just due to the fact that he was able to overco
CNBC
Feb 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
the world's third largest oil company with headquarters in london and assets that stretch from alaska to the caspian sea. the company got as big as it is today by acquiring old companies at cheap prices, and then relentlessly cutting costs, that according to matt simmons, chairman of a major energy investment banking firm. >> their reputation as what a fabulous company they were got created because they made more money than anyone else did on old assets. >> and did they do that by cutting costs? >> well, they had to. but i don't think it was obvious to anybody until now. you look back with the benefit of hindsight. they obviously cut way too many costs. >> couldn't you argue that bp had to cut costs in order to stay profitable, in order to stay in business? >> absolutely, but then the question becomes, at what point do you basically go beyond normal cost-cutting and you're in to reckless behavior? >> but bp's senior executive in charge of refineries, john manzoni, denies that. he told lawyers in this deposition that budget cuts never compromised the safety of bp's employees. >>
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
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MSNBC
Feb 22, 2013 2:30am PST
, let's go to my colleague at cnbc, steve sedgwick live in london. >> they're going to meet the administrator over at the faa. the solution could be increasing the space between these lithium ion cell batteries. we haven't got any confirmation that's part of the solution. as you say, hopefully they would be back in the air by april if they convince the faa and the transportation secretary that this is going to solve the concern about these combustible batteries, so to speak. it's cost them a lot of money. for instance, they've already had to pay money for lost revenues. it's cost them $200 million a month in lost revenue from sales of dreamliners. it's a huge problem. hopefully they have a solution. >> listen, let's talk about stuff that's more fun for people as they're getting up here. tech news. google getting into the touchscreen computer business. apple, i mean, reading about what this new product might be actually gets me excited about wearing something on my wrist for a change. >> yeah, brian, i can see it's all very buck rogers, having a computer that's a bracelet, that's
WETA
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
the taliban are the focus of talks in london between the leaders of pakistan and afghanistan. the goal is to create a more stable environment for when nato forces leave afghanistan in 2014. the mission is to get the taliban to negotiate peace, but what are the chances? >> 12 years into a war that has cost 440 british lives, the prime minister invited the leaders of both afghanistan and pakistan to talk about the threats facing them all. >> the united kingdom will continue to stand firmly behind both countries as they work together to bring peace and stability to the region. finally, the progress we have achieved today sends a very clear message to the taliban. now is the time for everyone to participate in a peaceful political process in afghanistan. >> as british troops prepared to withdraw from afghanistan and handoff to afghan forces, intense combat like this is rare now. the military believe they have done their job and that this insurgency, like all others, needs a political solution. >> the clock is ticking. we have until the end of 2014, maybe not as long as that, to get th
KCSMMHZ
Feb 19, 2013 2:30pm PST
germans. >> the team has not conceded a goal in competitive place since mid-december, but london is promising passion on the pitch as the gunners pursue their last chance in the season to end a trophy trout stretching all the way back to 2005. >> unlike bayern munich, and now only have the champions league title to play for. out of the cup and out of contention in the english premier league, they need a big performance against the bavaria's to quiet the critics. >> of course, we will try to score goals. but we tried to go forward and tried to score goals. >> in london, they are hoping to continue their solid season. >> of course, the champions league is something special. the best teams in europe compete in it, so the play is at a much higher level than in the bundesliga, depending on the circumstances, of course. >> there's always this second leg. in three weeks time in munich. >> it has been years in the coming, but soccer is finally on the brink of a revolution. goal line technology has been cleared for usage during this year's confederations cup in brazil as a dress rehearsal fo
WHUT
Feb 14, 2013 7:30am EST
majors. london lower by .80%. the dax and frankfurt lower by 1.2%. paris cac40 down by .90%. asian stocks ended higher with hong kong gaining .90%. investors buying shares in line with the overall strong tone and overseas markets during the chinese holiday. japan's nikkei with a rebound of .50% after the boj maintained monetary policy. in south korea the kospi was up .20% on hopes that south korean exporters can keep their competitive edge as the want was weaker compared with the weaker advancing trend. the shanghai market was closed still close due to the lunar holiday. we'll check in on currencies, the dollar gaining ground against the yen, we are seeing the pair right now at 93.34-39. the boj will deliver easing measures after keeping their monetary policy unchanged. the euro is lower against the yen as weak eurozone gdp data has been weighing on sentiment. that's at 124.46. >>> well, in corporate news today several u.s. media saying that american airlines and us airways will merge. that will create the world's largest airline. the wall street journal and other major media firms
CBS
Feb 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
and san bernardino. we had a good night's sleep there. next stop was the london bridge in arizona. they brought the entire london bridge over piece by piece and built it just to make it a tourist attraction to get people in the desert. the next night probably the stupidest night of the trip, i took a 72-ounce steak challenge. if you can eat 72 ounces of steak, you could get it for free. i didn't do it. i had to pay. we did it all on route 66, the iconic freeway that goes through america's heart land. we saw a lot of depressing areas because that route 667 has pretty much been torn down and then last stop was at the ufo muse sim in roz well, new mexico, which is kind of goofy and they mrooef that ufos landed there. now, i'm in new orleans which is also a goofy place but for another reason, and i think there are more drunk people per square inch than anywhere in the world here and i'm going to go out and venture to find some tonight. we'll see at 11:00 how i do. >> all right. we'll check on your condition at that time. thanks mike. >>> well if you do plan to watch the garjs this is
KCSMMHZ
Feb 21, 2013 2:30pm PST
london last night. they are britain's version of the grammys. >> there was lots of music to be heard, of course, and plenty of awards given out. some of the biggest ones went to a rising star from scotland. >> she has had a standout year. she has topped the charts and closed the london olympics. now she has shown that the brits, grabbing best female solo artist and best album, but she says she is a very unlikely pop star. >> this is an album i wrote because i did not have the confidence to say these things in person. >> ben howard has also taken him two gongs. he won best male , and best man when to mumford and sons. adele won best single. she kept her speech brief after being cut off last year for talking too much. >> i love you all. thank you so, so much. >> the brits are an annual celebration of the best of british. now, riding high around the world, reason enough to put on a bash. chemical elvis. >> a lot of anti gravity hairdos' there. see you next time. - captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
SFGTV2
Feb 25, 2013 3:00am PST
fashion in paris than in london. the sense of humor makes them to play more with the clothes and everything. in paris, i could see what was chic in what was not. one time i was working and was arriving at an industry job, and i was wearing boots. they looked at me and said, [unintelligible] as a reproach. i thought, ha ha, very funny. [laughter] but it was beautiful, which can be true but it can be awful, too, a beige. it is not because it is beige, but it could be the absolute beauty, no. it depends how it is done, how it is made, how it looks like. so i was like, let's say, killing the french fashion. i should say france in general. so absolute. it has to be like that. things that i did not feel like. i think it's time i was going, i felt really in love with london. i felt more freedom. when i was going there, it gave me -- [unintelligible] sending like, yes, go on to do the things you feel are good. because it is very conservative in paris. >> only you had come to san francisco. >> yes. >> i can only imagine what you would have produced. [applause] >> that is true. >> here is
MSNBC
Feb 21, 2013 5:30am EST
low. the dow lost more than 100 points. for more, let's check in with karen cho. she's love in london for us. karen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. investors are seen this market, this time, the fed suggesting that some of the board members have concerns about the qe purchases taking place. the minutes suggested that some of the members may want that program tapered off before then. also watching heinz shares as well today after the fbi launched its own investigation into illegal trades around heinz. $1.7 million was made from some sort of inside knowledge of this takeaway. and there's been so many deals out there. "new york times" may be the latest to throw its hat in the ring with the possible sale of boston globe. a price tag, how much is this business worth? $150 moll to $175 million cash flow. keep in mind, the "new york times" purchased this company for $1.5 billion. so a significant loss. >> a huge loss over two decades. karen tso in london, thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> as always let us know why you're awake. tweet me if you like, at peter alexander. >>>
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am EST
americans. >>> and john kerry is in london on his first trip abroad as secretary of state. he's going to be visiting nine countries in the next 11 days. margaret brennan is traveling with the secretary. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah, from windy london. secretary kerry is beginning his tour here in europe but the focus is the middle east where state department officials say the u.s. and europe are more strategically aligned than ever to pressure london to abandon its nuclear program and to isolate syrian president assad. kerry's efforts to broker a political transition in syria is already faltering. the syrian opposition is threatening to boycott a meeting with him this week and they've already canceled an upcoming trip to the u.s. they're under severe pressure to get more support from the international community, but the u.s. and europe refuse to provide them with military aid. secretary kerry sent his top envoy to the region yesterday to try to persuade them to meet with him in rome on thursday. >> margaret brennan, thanks. >>> this year's daytona 500 w
PBS
Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm EST
pistorius been holed up for murder charges? >> absolutely. the london olympics, the story of inclusion. you have this young man who was born without legs or had been amputated and the thought that parauld be part of the olympics and also the london games but what a message of inclusion for everyone in the world. to see this story yet, it is awful. >> what has been the repercussions in the sporting world? >> disbelief. combined with the fact the realization once again, tiger woods, lance armstrong, that we do not know these people. so many fans cheer and a look at them as role models and kids believe in them, if this is not the ultimate wake-up call, we do not know them. we have no idea who they are. we should be careful who we cheer for. >> hasn't always been like this? has there been this idealization of sports figures? the intent celebrity culture that surrounds them? >> we are at the peak of that. it is a great question. we have never seen adulation at a higher peak simply because of the internet. game, almost every every practice of your favorite team or athlete. we know so much mo
KCSMMHZ
Feb 13, 2013 6:00am PST
drawing in some warm air from the south, all that warm air continuing to stir up. london on your wednesday, high of 3. 10 here on your thursday. meanwhile, farther across athens, you are continuing to see some rough weather, some thunderstorm activity even lingering for you, snow a little bit farther toward the north, warsaw, a high of 0. there's a look at your world weather, here is your extended forecast. london on your wednesday, high weather, here is your extended >>> we are back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. \s
LINKTV
Feb 25, 2013 5:30am PST
inappropriate behavior with other priests. let's go live to london as lawrence, our correspondent is there with more on this. the cardinal denies that there were allegations -- denied the allegations revolving around his stepping down. >> it is clearly serious. he was a cardinal, the most senior catholic in britain, he was due to go to a conclave to help to elect the next pope. he cannot do that now. it is the part of the reason the allegations came out at the time that they did. three priests and a former priest around st. andrews, that area of central scotland, making these abuse allegations against him to a sunday newspaper. he then did not turn up on sunday to mass in scotland, which is a first, the first time the conversation there found out that something was up. he spent the rest of sunday behind-the-scenes. he has come out and tendered his resignation. the vatican has been told about it and it has said that they will have a look at it. yet again because of his status in the church, it is yet more embarrassment and more allegations of abuse inside the catholic church. >> lawrence, report
LINKTV
Feb 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
month alone. this is al-jazeera live from london. people are killed a suicide bomb on police headquarters in iraq. the egyptian protests of a man being beaten and why the story was changed again. the opposition leader of spain joined protests calling for the prime minister to quit over corruption. football couple -- oldest football club becomes the latest victim in the economic crisis. >> the president of syria has accused israel of trying to stabilize its country. the warning comes as new u.s. figures show the number of serious refugees rose by more than 25% last month. the president told state television the military is ready to confront any act of aggression by israel. this follows an air strike outside the capital of damascus on wednesday with the government has blamed on israel. the promise came as he met the head of a rob's and national security council. the theory of conflict has dominated high level talks at a security conference in germany. the defense minister of israel appears to confirm speculation that israeli forces were behind wednesday's attack near damascus.
SFGTV
Feb 5, 2013 11:30am PST
london bree and norman yee. i look forward to working with you. please call item 2. >> this is an action item. >> before we act on this item i would like to open any public comment, any member of the public who would like to speak on item two come forward. seeing none public comment is closed. madam clerk if you can do a roll call. >> (roll call) the item passes. >> chairman: i'm wondering is legally a member of the commission is allowed to abstain; i assume there is no problem with that. proceed. >> the item passes. >> thank you very much. if you can please call item number 3. chair's report. >> chair: welcome to the new calendar year i have brief remarks given that it's only been a month since we had our meeting and we just started this legislative session. as noted earlier we have two newly elected members of the commission. again welcome commissioners london breed and norman yee to the first meeting. with the presidential election behind us it is fair to see that we will see more of a focus on transportation. i think it is also fair to say that there continues to be perhaps li
PBS
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
degrlegates must ready to compromise. he was in london on his first trip abroad. he met with british prime minister. kerry and hague said they agree that stopping the program is a priority. >> as we've repeatedly made clear the window for a diplomatic solution simply cannot by definition remain open forever. >> kerry also made a direct plea to syria's opposition leaders. last friday they said they will stay away from the meeting. the international community is not doing enough to challenge the assad regime. >>> israeli leaders are taking their own steps to make sure they are safe from a nuclear iran. they unveiled arrow 3 missile. it can shot down missiles in outer space. th they won't rule out military intervention. it can reach targets in israel. they believe the new intercepter would prevent that from happening. >>> officials with nato lead forces in hafafghanistan are looking into allegations that troops torture and killed. local fighters attacked civilians. >> to regard the situation as very serious and we will resolve it in full cooperation with our african partners. >> preside
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am PST
amputee to compete against able- bodied athletes in the london olympics. >>> the deal is done. american airlines and u.s. airways just announced an $11 billion merger. it would create the world's largest airline. susan mcginnis looks at what this could mean for passengers. >>> reporter: american airs and u.s. airways are joining forces to form the biggest airline in the world. >> our best goal going forward is to make it the biggest strongest airline in the country and i suppose that's about to happen. >> reporter: the combined carrier will have american airlines' new look and its old name ranking ahead of united which joined continental in 2010 and delta which absorbed northwest airlines in 2008. >> the only way to survive at least some of the airlines believe is to merge together, grow and then don't overlap as much. >> reporter: with american in bankruptcy it will be up to a federal judge to decide if the deal will be a good one for its creditors. >> american if it had not done some sort of merger would have been inferior to its bigger competitors in terms of its net worth. >> report
NBC
Feb 22, 2013 4:30am EST
hearings. nbc's jim maceda joins us from london. what can we expect today? >> reporter: good morning, mara. that's right, we may learn in the coming hour if oscar pistorius, that world famous double amputee sprinter will be freed on bail or not. i may because before that happens the prosecution and defense will be making their final argument, and based on the past three or four days that could take all day. not getting bail, mara, would clearly be a blow to pistorius. he and his coach want to get back on the track. they want to prepare mentally for this trial. but also because the momentum seems to be going so much in pistorius' favor especially after yesterday's bombshell when we learned that the lead investigator, the guy laying out the case against pistorius is himself facing seven charges in a case of murder dating back to 2009. now, the defense has already picked apart the investigator's facts to the point that he had to admit that pistorius' story is plausible that he shot and killed the girlfriend, reeva steenkamp by mistake, thinks her an intruder through the bathroom window. the p
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 2:30pm EST
center in west london. what do you see? >> a railing. a pole. >> keep watching. >> the bushes. >> ooh! ah. that was ayman! a man ghost. >> in is wa posted on metro news, and according to the watchman, he was just watching the monitors and he saw this live on the monitor, so he went outside to check to see if he had just missed someone who walked in and out of the community center. there was no one to be seen. and get this. it gets spookier. this community center was used for pra prisoner of war camp during world war ii. >> kind of looked like he was dressed as a teacher. >> i'm a skeptic. i want to believe but, no, no. >>> every time we see dolphins swimming videos we always say, wouldn't it be great to swim with them or swim like them? you can now thanks to the slide board. we've seen this thing before, but you've never seen the fly board quite like this because this is a look through the supertramp's lens. you know everybody's out there having a good time with a bunch of good-looking girls and projects on these slide boards and it's so much fun to watch. ♪ >> allowed people to get
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
from nbc's keir simmons in london. >> today you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i'm getting better day by day. >> reporter: malala yousafzai's first words on camera were to thank others. >> because all the people, men, women, children, all of them have prayed for me. and because of these prayers, god has given me this new life. >> reporter: she almost died. shot in the head last october by islamic extremists, because she fought for the right of young women to have an education. on saturday, she walked to the operating room. for five more hours of surgery. doctors implanted a titanium plate and a sophisticated hearing aid, repairing where the bullet smashed her skull and left her deaf in one ear. 24 hours later, malala was talking again. >> i can also walk a little bit. i can talk. and i'm feeling better. and it doesn't seem that i had a very big operation. >> reporter: other patients might have complained. malala stayed focused. >> the thing is that my mission is the same, to help people. and i would do that. >> reporter: the medical team ha
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
kathie lee and hoda a little later on. >>> public observation deck just op opened at the shard, london's highest building. ben fogle joins us there. >> reporter: it's just been joined by this a newer, taller, glassier version, new tower of london, the shard. it's ever changing canvas. you blink and a new building appears. a lot of people look at this and go it's not finished. >> it does tend to look a little unfinished. none the worse for that, it's marvelously visible from all over london. >> reporter: it looks pretty striking from this distance. should we have a look at it from the closer up? >> can't wait. >> reporter: let's go. shall we go up? >> sounds like a good idea. let's go. >> reporter: we're heading to the viewing platform 800 feet above london. >> thank you very much. that's fantastic. >> reporter: what i find amazing, i have lived in london all my life. i've never seen it from this perspective. we've got a 365 view. >> i know. >> famous gerkin i recognize. >> remarkable view of the tower of london, isn't it? >> reporter: in the distance i can see the olympic sites. we have
CNN
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
bump during a public appearance in london this morning. as expected, it set off a media firestorm. >> royal bump. >> pregnant. >> pregnancy. >> baby bump. >> baby bump. >> pregnancy. >> of course, it wasn't the only story about kate's appearance today. there are millions every day. the british author hillary mantell found herself in a huge controversy when one of her lectures about kate was published by the london review of books. the lecture included comments like this, kate middleton as she was appeared to have been designed by a committee and built by craftsman with a perfect plastic smile and the spindles of her limbs hand turned and gloss varnished without quirks, without oddities, without the risk of the emergence of character. taken with no context, pretty harsh stuff. a lot of people jumped all over her for saying it. the british prime minister, david cameron, called it misguided. newspapers, magazines and blogs called the comments cutting, venomous, bizarre and creepy. where the media wanted to know did she get the idea that kate middleton is nothing more than a quote, sh
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am PST
chain go vegan. >>> plus a war brewing between london and san jose. we'll take a look coming up. >>> starting today, tofu is on the menu at chipotle. they are testing out a new vegan dish coming with shredded organic tofu. this one is stuffed with fixings over there at chipotle. chilies and the spices. the tofu burrito will be tested at seven bay area locations and if the diners approve and like that new flavor, chipotle is planning to add the dish to restaurants coast to coast. >> i'm just hearing my grandmother. if you prefer doughnuts and pizza, head to the south bay according to the mayor of london. scott mcgrew, why is the mayor of london giving us restaurant reviews? >> he was trying to make the point that london is more interesting than san jose. i'm not sure that was ever in doubt. he said silicon valley "you've got lots and lots of sort of doughnut shacks and pizza huts and roundabouts. it looks like anywhere else to me. london is a far more attractive place to live." to which we respond, mr. mayor, we also have a mall so great we call it the great mall and mr. johnson,
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Feb 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
news that the bill has passed in parliament. let's go live to our correspondent in london, who is following the vote in parliament for us. what was the majority? >> it has really only just been passed -- 400 for the bill and 155 against it, which is quite a lot against it. most would have voted for the bill, but a large portion, really, of the conservative party have voted against it. >> ok, now, where is the political upset in all of this for the prime minister, for david cameron? some say that this vote could leave a legacy of bitterness within his own conservative party. >> well, yes, definitely. one british paper actually made an interesting comment and said the conservative party has had decades of being divided over europe and now david cameron has found an entirely new subject to split the party. humor aside, it has really been a struggle between traditionalists and modernizers. traditionalists have been quite vocal. one mp promoting the merciless prison of equality and another saying that he fears for the future of the children, but unlike the debate on europe, david camer
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Feb 2, 2013 6:00am PST
are talking about the latest addition to the london skyline. visitors piled in to see the ribbon cutting on the building once described as an intergalactic sphere. while the platform might only be 240 four meters high, it still offers an unbeatable view of the london skyline. tickets will cost 30 euros apiece. that is all for us from now, but the news continues, so do stay with us. [speaking new language -- foreign language] ex what is red is the color of blood and the color of love, and it is also the favorite color for both of them, on a special day of history and storytelling , the number is,, married in most famous battle of the second world war, -- commemorating the most famous battle of the second world war, stalingrad. the 86-year-old veteran cannot forget those terrible weeks. >> i am russian myself. i family still lives in volgograd, as stalingrad is known today. to mark the anniversary, i am accompanied the veteran and his friends to the important memorials, where hitler's army was annihilated in 1943. it was the turning point of the second world war and remains a sourc
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Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
the olympic stadium in london last summer. he became the first double amputee runner to ever compete in the games. pistorius had been with his girlfriend for several months and would have celebrated their first valentine's day together. the day before she died, there were reports she made a surprise pistorius and he thought she was an untrieder but police believe it was domestic trouble and some witnesses heard screaming. >> there had proafl been incidents -- previously been incidents at the home. >> reporter: his lawyer would not say much about how pistorius is feeling. >> he's obviously emotional but he's fine. >> reporter: police say forensic investigators will test pistorius for blood alcohol levels and check for possible evidence under his fingernails. cbs news, london. >> pistorius will face a court hearing on friday. in an interview with "the new york times" last year, the athlete talked about pulling out his pistol to search his home one night when his security alarm went off. >>> soon we could learn the identity of the body pulled from a california cabin where authorities be
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Feb 15, 2013 7:30am EST
london lower by .10%. paris cac 40 is down by the .10%. asian shares ended pretty mixed. europe's poor growth data dented sentiment. nikkei declined 1.2%. australia losing just a fraction after reaching the highest level in 4 1/2 years just on thursday. south korea's kospi holding ground. the benchmark index added almost a .10% at the close. moving on to currencies now the yen is keeping it's upward momentum against other major skrins ahead of the g-20. dollar/yen is 92.62. why are youo yen is squatted at 123. >> tepco will cover a short fall stemming from the halted operations at the nuclear power plant in fukushima. 50 companies are taking part in the bidding process. the firms that win will begin supplying a total of 1.6 million kilowatts of power between 2019 and 2021. this amount will be equal to the power generation from two nuclear power plants. tepco made it a condition that the bidding price would be below about 10 cents per one kilowatt per hour. coal fire thermal powered plants will be favored candidates due to their lower cost. however environment minister has expressed som
CBS
Feb 22, 2013 4:30am EST
known as a blade runner is a flight risk. tina kraus is following the proceedings from london. tina, good morning. >> good morning. pistorius spent an eighth night sleeping in a holding cell at a police station in south africa's capital, and he hopes it was his last. his lawyers say the athlete is not a flight risk and should be released from jail until his murder trial. track star oscar pistorius rode back to court in a police van, hoping this will be the day he learns his fate. a south african judge is weighing several days of testimony to decide whether to grant the athlete bail or keep him locked up until his murder trial. prosecutors claim pistorius intended to kill his girlfriend reeva steenkamp when he pumped four bullets through his bathroom door. defense lawyering say the former olympian acted on instinct when he saw an intruder was in his upscale home. an unexpected twist happened yesterday. police dropped hilton botha from the case itself because he himself is facing several attempted murder charges from a shooting in 2011. defense accuse botha of sloppy police work, sayi
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
, cold air and temperatures around london and paris, lingering around 20. you have to go farther to the south for active weather. several systems pushing across the mediterranean and bringing storms along the coastline, farther toward the north to the alps. heavy snowfall expected in austria and hungary. the cold air filters toward the south. london, paris, freezing mark, madrid, you will see temperatures fall down. farther toward the north and east on the cold side, moscow, minus 5 on saturday. that's a look at world weather. here is a look at the extended forecast. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more on the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks very much for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
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Feb 5, 2013 7:30am EST
a jump right now for the dollar. 0.6%, in fact, in london trading. right now at 92.95. the euro also gaining ground against the yen. we're seeing that at 125.90. now, earlier in the day the euro had slipped to the lower 124 yen level on investor worries about possible political shakeups in spain as well as italy. let's take a look at other urine yan stocks now. we're seeing trading is mostly higher at this hour despite concerns about the eurozone debt situation. the investors are hunting for bargains after the losses that were experienced on monday. we have the ftse 100 up by 0.5%. gains for the frankfurt market of just over 0.1%. and paris' cac 40 up 0.9%. the picture in asia today, almost a sea of red with the exception of shanghai there. japan's nicky snapping a five-day streak. they hope authorities will take steps to stimulate the economy. >>> looks like the yen's decline is proving to be quite a boone for toyota motor. the carmaker is predicting it will post its first operating profit in five years, thanks to the currency's weakness. toyota managers have revised their profit es
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
the murder of two of his relatives here at the tower of london. now, though, 500 years later, he gets a measure of revenge. finally he is the center of attention. for royal historians like sally dixon smith, it's history come alive. >> it's a fascinating murder mystery. all of richard's life. that we can still find archaeology like that and particularly under a municipal car park, i think that's fabulous. >> reporter: the king in the parking lot. history dug up and maybe rewritten. mark phillips, cbs news, london. >>> the u.s. postal service is honoring a civil rights icon on what would have been her 100th birthday. the rosa parks forever stamp was unveiled yesterday at the henry ford museum in michigan. police in montgomery, alabama, arrested parks in 1955 for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. she passed away in 2005. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we'll go to midland city, alabama, for the latest on the end of that hostage standoff involving a young boy. >>> plus, the battle over spending cuts scheduled to kick in on march 1. we'l
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Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
get the manufacturing reports later today as well. >> its 12 noon in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey. if we start with breaking news. there's been an explosion in front of the u.s. embassy in turkey and one person has been killed. there's no indication as to what caused the explosion in a neighborhood that's home to a number of foreign missions. let's get the latest from our correspondent outside the u.s. embassy. tell us what you know. >> one person killed. i have also seen reports saying possibly and two dead. it is impossible for me to get official confirmation. the place is swarming with police. police are limiting access to the immediate area where the explosion took place. i spoke to a witness earlier, an iranian gentleman who runs an office outside across from the embassy. he said that he saw a man on foot, but he was not sure, walking on foot up the road. and he saw a body being taken into an ambulance. when i got here, i saw the ambulance. i see a security van has pulled up and there are many white overalls stepping outside that va
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 4:00am PST
what happens in london on sunday will likely set the stage for the academy awards in two weeks time. becky anderson, cnn, london. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm deborah feyerick in this morning for randi kaye. it is 7:00 and we're so glad that you could join us here this morning. we begin this hour with the massive multistate manhunt for a rogue ex-cop who apparently has vowed vengeance on the men and women he used to work with. police are on alert in three states, california, nevada and arizona. and in mexico for any sign of christopher dorner. by land and air, search teams are combing the mountainous resort area of big bear what i can where dorner's truck was spotted thursday. he's accused of killing three people, including a police officer and the daughter of a retired cop. police say it's just a matter of time before they catch him. >> we're coming together today to catch mr. dorner. what that means is we will look under every rock, we will look around every corner and we will search mountaintops for him. the riverside police department is pledging all of their resources to thi
LINKTV
Feb 20, 2013 5:30am PST
london -- max temps fabout 3 for london and paris. , relatively quiet. some snow over the alpine regions. moscow, no higher than mine is 7 degrees -- than -7 degrees. fort more of a southerly parts of libya. for benghazi, a high of 23 degrees. in central parts of africa, some fairly heavy showers around the gulf of guinea, extending towards sierra leone and liberia. the heaviest of rain is certainly further south in africa, where we are expecting this tropical cyclone still to be exerting its influence across madagascar. some very heavy rain across south africa. 23 in ca >> hello. a reminder of the top stories on al jazeera. olympic star oscar pistorius is appearing in court for the second day of his bail hearing. is accused of murder. prosecutors told the court nonstop shouting was heard before his girlfriend was shot dead. bulgaria's cover him and has resigned after a wave of protests. -- bulgaria's government has resigned after a wave of protests. in neighboring greece, workers have walked out in a nationwide protest against wage cuts and high taxes. the 24-hour strike is forcing scho
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Feb 6, 2013 7:30am EST
london of about .4%. frankfurt dax is down a quarter of a pennsylvania and paris cac lower. a senior official of the international monetary fund has expressed a report for japan's economic policies but expressed a need for the country to take steps to rein in fiscal health. the finance minister met visiting imf managing director david lipton here in tokyo. he briefed him on the government's policies. he explained about the recent joint statement between the government and central bank. that statement seat 2% inflation target. he also referred to a supplementary budget plan which has a stimulus worth $100 billion. finance ministry officials said he understood them and said they were necessary. the meeting came amid concerns voiced by germany and other countries opinion they are saying japan's policies could be intended to guide the yen lower. >>> two major japanese automakers have revised their profits. mazda motors says it expects to post $480 million in operating profit up 80% when you calculate it in yen from its previous estimate. mazda's president is hoping for fourth depreciatio
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am EST
any such crimes. >>> secretary of state john kerry has arrived in london. it's the first stop on a nine country trip. it's his first official overseas mission as secretary of state. this morning he sat down with british prime minister david cameron to discuss the situation in syria and iran's nuclear program. >>> in cuba, the end of the castro era is in sight. yesterday president raul castro began his second term, but announced it will be his last. castro says his country is at a place where it's ready for a younger generation to lead. >>> today begins the last work week for pope benedict xvi. the 85-year-old pontiff is set to retire thursday night. yesterday he delivered his final public blessing in st. peter's square, telling the crowd, "god told me to go." he reassured the world's 1.2 billion catholics that his decision to retire does not mean he's abandoning the church. the pope has one final appearance scheduled wednesday. experts say as his final act as pope, he might change the rules governing conclaves to speed it up. >>> cardinals from around the world have started to gath
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Feb 13, 2013 7:30am EST
fresh cues. we have a mixed picture developing. london's ftse 100 is lower by .2%. gains for the frankfurt market up by .1%. paris cac losing .1%. japan did not post gains. a strong overnight performance in new york. south korean markets there outperformed the region. benchmark kospi up 1.5%. had a weaker yuan. investors welcomed record earnings results from one of the country's top banks. we'll see what happened with the nikkei down more than a percent today as the recent weakness of the yen reversed a bit. speaking of currencies we're seeing the $has been losing a bit of ground against the yen although has backed up a little bit today. dollar/yen at 93.65. many market players have been buying the yen after a group of seven financial authorities gave a statement on tuesday. they view the statement as indicating a concern about excessive moves in the japanese currency after overseas media reported a comment from an anonymous g7 official. terms of euro yen that's changing hands right now at 126.25. major japanese casual clothing store one glow is making inroads into the indonesian
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Feb 6, 2013 5:30am PST
auctioned by sotheby's in london. he met marie in london while still living with his first wife and she became known as the artists golden muse. the ancient roman city of pompeii already lies in ruins that was destroyed by a volcano almost 2000 years ago. all the world heritage site is under modern-day spread from corruption and neglect. now this report from pompeii. >> it seems human negligence is finishing what mount vesuvius started almost 2000 years ago. the ancient roman city was buried by a volcanic eruption in 7080 and is crumbling away. -- 780 falling due to mismanagement and corruption. entire houses have collapsed into piles of rubble. now the european unit and is stepping in for preservation of this world heritage site is left in ruins. on wednesday, but $150 million great pompeii project will be rolled out officially. the archaeological site will be in secured, during the plan will go up in smoke. correct the problem with pompeii is that it has always received emergency funding. it has been
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Feb 12, 2013 7:30am EST
shares, they are trading higher now. earlier investors were taking profits. london's ftse is trading higher by 0.4%. frankfurt's dax is up 0.25%. london is up 0.25%. and paris has gains of 0.5% at the moment. >>> before i get into the currency levels, i want to give you this piece of news just in. the group of seven finance ministers and central bank governors has issued a statement reaffirming they are committed to market-determined exchange rates. they stressed that they will continue to consult closely on foreign exchange markets. japan's finance minister oso made the statement available to reporters as the yen's rapid fall continues. now, in the statement, the g-7 members said they agreed excessive volatility and disorderly movements in exchange rates can have adverse implications for economic and financial stability. currency issues are expected to be high on the agenda at a g-20 meeting to be held in moscow starting friday. >>> and now let's get a check on the latest currency levels following that statement. the dollar against the yen is little changed around the 94 yen level.
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Feb 13, 2013 7:00am EST
midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 1:00 in the afternoon in italy, where the pope received a lengthy ovation at his first appearance after announcing his resignation. he repeated what he told cardinals on monday, that he simply did not have the strength to continue his duties. adam johnson is in the vatican for us and joins us now. quite a moving experience for those present? >> indeed. we are here in rome at the start of a fortnight, the likes of which catholic churches have not seen in the modern history, where worshipers around the world will effectively be saying goodbye to pope benedict. and he will be carrying out all of his schedule appointments during that time at the moment but he leaves the vatican this evening as of the last day of this month, and the first of those on schedule appointments, just off the square the you see behind me. >> his first appearance since he shocked the world with his resignation. this was his regularly scheduled weekly audience. the vatican insists that it will be business as usual, but nothing here is as usual now. in the pope began by sp
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
shocking news from south africa. one of the heroes of the olympic games in london. oscar pistorius, the blade runner, who inspired so many people, charged with murder tonight after the death of his girlfriend. nbc's rehema ellis is here with us in the studio with the latest on this. rehema, good evening. >> good evening, brian. you cannot overstate how significant oscar pistorius is to people who will face obstacles and struggle to overcome them. he's a national hero in south africa. and that's why today's news is so devastating to so many. >> and there's the start, in a landbreaking moment. >> oscar pistorius marked a stunning achievement at the 2012 london olympics. >> oscar pistorius sets on his way in the first round of the 400 meters. >> today, the world was stunned again when the superstar athlete was arrested and charged with murder after his girlfriend was found shot at his upscale south african home. >> at this stage, we can confirm that a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> police say there are no other suspects. neighbors in the quiet gated community report
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Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
. they have to foot the bill for the banks misdeeds. >> it is midday in london, 9:00 in the evening in tokyo, 1:00 in the afternoon in italy, where scientists are deep inside a mountain laboratory, counting down to the biggest experiment yet, the search for secret particles known as dark matter. the bbc has been given exclusive access to the experiment. scientists said that it will help them a lot one of the great secrets to the universe. in simple terms, dark matter and dark matt -- dark energy is the name given to what constitutes 84% of the universe. it is invisible and it does not admit or herbs or light, but scientists claim that gravity's effect on the universe proves that dark matter exists. >> beneath the mountain, one and a half kilometers down in these specially and -- specially constructed tunnels, the secrets of the universe could be revealed. in this subterranean laboratory, a new experiment could prove the existence of dark matter. scientists think that dark matter is all around us. that is what this experiment here is trying to solve. inside it is filled full of argon an
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2013 5:30am EST
. we'll get a live report from london. first, a stand off from washington. $85 billion in spending cuts on friday. sound familiar? president obama and republicans have plenty to say. still just not saying it to each other. despite this so-called crisis, the two sides haven't spoken directly this week and have yet to meet face-to-face this calendar year. they plan to push the plans. john boehner rules autothe possibility of new taxes. >> i stand by those commitments to make the reforms for smart spending cuts. but we also need republicans to adopt the same approach to tax reform that speaker boehner championed two months ago. >> the president says we have to have another tax increase to avoid the sequester. well, mr. president, you got your tax increase. it's time to cut spending here in washington. instead of using our military men and women as campaign props, the president was serious, he would sit down with harry reid and begin to address our problems. >> the president will be in newport news today to discuss the local economy, particularly military spending. the president met at the whi
SFGTV
Feb 26, 2013 9:30pm PST
, london breed. we call you lun in the neighborhood. i want to say thank you. it is definitely an honor to be honored amongst all the supervisors. i was thinking -- i thought of an ali quote. he said, mohammed alie. he said his service, your room on the earth is doing service to other people. and that's how i do to other people. when you say i was being honored, i was like, for what? and then just because when myself, when you do something from the kindness of your heart, you don't look for recognition from anybody. you don't look for points or anything like that, or publicity. you know, i do it from the kindness of my heart. i'm definitely happy to be honored today and i appreciate you and i've been seeing you do your thing. you know, look out for the ones, the young adults, youngsters coming up all through my life and just running through in and out of buildings of african-american culture center. i appreciate you much and thank you for honoring me. (applause) (applause) >> i just thank you again, kareem. i just have one more person. i know this is being greedy, but i just figured bla
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Feb 23, 2013 2:00pm PST
experienced group reading aloud in a west london library. it is a weekly event. one of 300 groups organized across britain by the router res organization. everyone is welcome. the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. >> i feel that in the time i have been here, i have enjoyed myself. i have learned a lot about literature. i think i have developed as a person. >> it is more than just reading and talking about a book. it is about engaging with others in a social enterprise. she also reads in hospitals and prisons. she says the venue makes no difference. >> i think i have always known that reading is therapeutic. when people could not read, maybe there were less books around. people would sit around and read a story. >> another group, this one in london's mayfair neighborhood. >> 15 or 20 people sitting on a rug, gathering. with no other agenda than listening to a story -- it is a beautiful thing. >> the groups vary, but all provide a safe environment for talking. if topics straight into the awkward or too personal, the leader can return to the text -- stray into the awkward or too pe
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> in london it was crazy. i mean crowded. >> reporter: transportation is also crucial, so it might help the local cause that the b.a.r.t. extension to north san jose is scheduled to be completed by 2018. the visitors bureau says it's ready to showcase the city. >> it's an honor to receive the inquiry and san francisco is an international city. they consider us when they think of international events. it's an honor to receive the letter. >> reporter: the bay area lost out on bidding for last year's game hosted by london. now the tug of war begins again in the u.s. which last hosted the olympic games in salt lake city in 2002. >> if the olympics come here, i would love to be able to sit and watch judo from my backyard. that's what i'm hoping for. >> reporter: i spoke with ann
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Feb 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
. you're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up on the program -- thousands rally in tunisia in support of the government and against the the prime minister's plan to dissolve it. the search goes on but there's no trace of the meteorite that left a trail of destruction across central russia and the winner is, we'll be live from the berlin film festival with news of who's got the golden bear. thank you for joining us. a bomb targeting people shopping for vegetables has once again highlighted pakistan's deep sectarian tension. at least 60 have been killed in an explosion in the southwestern city of quetta. more than 200 were injured when a bomb exploded outside a market. police say it was aimed at the region's minority shia population. attacks in quetta have killed more than 200 in the past month. we have the latest from islamabad. what more do we know about this attack? >> hi, barbara. what we know is that this bomb, which went off in this market was very powerful bomb. it was an improvised explosive device and more than 60 people were killed and well over 200 people were inju
SFGTV
Feb 23, 2013 10:30pm PST
chair? >> yes. >> thank you. item number 1, motion appointing supervisor london breed term ending january 31, 2015 to the golden gate bridge, highway and transportation district. >> is there a motion to -- >> [inaudible]. >> >> i would like to make a motion to support the appointment for london breed to the transportation district, to the goldman gate bridge, highway and transportation district. >> public comment? are there any public comments for this? >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name's douglas yal, i would like to speak in favor of this motion. i think ms. breed is the type of person we need on this board. if i remember correctly, supervisor elsbernd used to be on this board and i think in my opinion that she would be doing a lot better job. the only thing i would like to question publicly about this agency is how efficient are the tolls being used so i would like to suggest that our represent question very closely how those tolls are being used and whether there's any waste and corruption involved. thank you. >> thank you. any other public comments? public comment is clo
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
now on display at london's science museum. robotics experts have built what they've dubbed a million dollar bionic man deplete with artificial organs, synthetic blood, and robotic limbs. he's 6'6" and he was put together during the momently titled documentary "how to build a bionic man." his synthetic blood that we mentioned can bind and give off oxygen just like the real thing. the man called rex by his creators also has an artificial trachea, which means that he soon may be able to speak. >>> many cities north of us are bracing for what could be a huge storm. so let's find out how it's going to affect us. howard has the forecast. >> yeah, jc, looks like this one is just going to miss us although we could get a little snow out of it. i'll let you know when that may happen and it certainly feels like it. look at the temperatures as we go to break. it's chilly. 34 lovettsville. 37 dumfries and 38 in bowie. we'll have the very interesting forecast, an epic storm in the northeast coming up in just >>> i've been combing through the retailer websites to find you -- to find smu deep dis--
WHUT
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
of what the future is of the bureau's own. -- e the year rose down urozone. london, midday here in 7:00 a.m. in washington, and 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon in egypt, where a balloon ride over luxor has ended in tragedy. a fire followed by an explosion and a 300 meter plunge to the ground. 19 tourists are dead, nine of them from hong kong. it is the latest blow to a tourist industry that has been suffering ever since the uprising two years ago. >> the balloon came down in fields west of luxor, a tourist event that ended in carnage. this mobile phones should it -- footage shows rescue teams the distance. one report says those who survived jump from the basket as it plummeted from the ground. eight photographer from another flight took these photos. he was just in front of the balloon that crash. >> while we were approaching the end of our balloon fried -- balloon flight heading into luxor, we heard a loud explosion. and then we saw a lot of smoke right behind us. our first giving was it could not be a balloon, but it turned out unfortunately to be this tragic accident. >> a balloon ri
CNBC
Feb 15, 2013 4:00am EST
contention. of course, in the london market, around about 18% of the london market cap is made up of russian companies because they're not sure about the quality of the investor base in russia to, obviously, have those listings. now, i spoke earlier to yevgenni , the head of the moscow inter bank exchange. it had its ipo just over an hour ago. it's trading just above the issue price of 55 rubles. and i spoke to the ceo about some of these key issues and about getting international investors excited about investing in an ipo here in russia or hong kong. let's listen in. >> the importance is for our business going forward because we come and speak with our clients and say, listen, you can do a sizable ipo on the exchange. we want to go out there and demonstrate it ourselves that we can go and raise half a billion dollars. it's a good saturday start. >> what has the international community been like? >> it has been predominantly good in judicial names. >> when i look at russian companies, i know that now roughly around about 18% of the listing market cap on the london market, for instan
WHUT
Feb 7, 2013 7:30am EST
trained wrestlers for the 2012 olympics, then led them to london. they won three medals, gold, silver, and bronze. but that was less than the team brought home from the 2008 summer games. he lost some of his shine. then the abuse allegations surfaced. he admitted he was lofty to women and was only trying to get the best out of them. >> translator: in judo, you compete at the olympic games to win medals. and i believe that is our mission. i admit that i felt pressure to make the athletes strong in a short period of time. >> reporter: sports figures have criticized sonoda's win-at-all-costs attitude. >> translator: i imagined he felt a lot of pressure to win at the games, but his passion took a wrong turn. >> reporter: international judo federation spokespersons say sonoda's actions do not reflect the spirit and few rosty of their sport. they say judo should enhance physical and mental abilities. anything that goes against that principle has no place. the fact that modern judo was developed in japan is another reason the scandal is getting so much attention. but japanese government lead
LINKTV
Feb 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> this is directed from london. they can hear us here in spain but will take some time for this noise to reach london. the workers they feel can make sack cry tieses without giving them anything back. >> iberia is unprofitable being batted by spain's woeful economy and competition from low-cost carriers but they said the plan is just too dramatic and they are intending two more five-day strikes to drive that point home. >> top stories here, supporters of the president hugo chavez have been celebrating his return. he touched down in venezuela on monday. officials say he is being taken to a military hospital. a report by u.n. investigators has found new evidence of war crimes by both sides in syria. it has identified seven alleged massacres and want the international criminal court to investigate. striking staff from spain's iberia airlines fought with police as they tried to invade a terminal at the international airport. day one of five-day strike as the charle is planning to lay off staff. the israeli army used tear gas to break up a demonstration. it was in solidarityy. palest
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 1:00pm EST
london today. secretary of state john kerry is trying to salvage a key meeting with syrian rebels. they are threatening to boycott the session in rome because the united states and europe have refused to give them arms and other critical aid. kerry took time in london today to call a key rebel leader and all but plead with him to show up. joining us for our daily fix chris calizza and managing editor of post politics.com. steve clemons, editor at large for "the atlantic" and david rothcoff, editor at large of fp group. welcome all. first to you, chris. this is the first trip by the new secretary of state, and already he's facing a real rebellion from the syrian rebels. they are saying no more international conferences. they, we are told, are really pressured by the fighters on the ground who are seeing horrendous loss of life and also some recent gains, and want to know why are you leaders going to fancy hotels and meeting at these summits in europe when we need help now? >> this is, andrea -- i'm not telling you anything you don't know, but this meeting in rome was supposedly the
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